Profile cover photo
Profile photo
World Nuclear News
927 followers -
On a daily basis World Nuclear News provides free and accurate information on nuclear power
On a daily basis World Nuclear News provides free and accurate information on nuclear power

927 followers
About
Posts

WNN Viewpoint: Canada's nuclear industry is dedicated to transparency and proactive communication, but these are a shared responsibility among regulators, write Jason Cameron and Sunni Locatelli.

http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/V-Communicating-with-Canadians-about-nuclear-safety-12121601.html
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Legislators in the US state of Illinois yesterday passed a bill recognising the contribution of nuclear energy to the state's clean energy efforts and ensuring the continued operation of the state's nuclear power plants. The Future Energy Jobs Bill will also advance renewable energy and expand energy efficiency initiatives.

http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/NP-Illinois-passes-Future-Energy-Jobs-Bill-0212167.html
Photo
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Hong Kong-based power company CLP Holdings Limited has won a bid to acquire a 17% stake in Yangjiang Nuclear Power Company Limited from China General Nuclear. The transaction is expected to be completed by mid-2017.

http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/C-CLP-buys-17pc-stake-in-operator-of-Yangjiang-plant-3011164.html
Photo
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
The excavation of an underground used nuclear fuel final disposal facility at Olkiluoto, Finland, is set to begin next month. Last week the country's Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority declared waste management company Posiva to be in a position to start construction of the repository.

http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/WS-Construction-to-start-on-Finnish-repository-2911164.html
Photo
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
The process of sliding the arched structure into place to shield the damaged unit 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine has been completed, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has announced. London-based EBRD said a ceremony in Chernobyl today marked the successful conclusion of the sliding operation, which it described as a key milestone before finalisation of the international program to transform Chernobyl into an environmentally safe and secure state by November 2017.

http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/WR-Engineers-enclose-radioactive-remains-of-Chernobyl-4-29111601.html
Photo
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Cold hydrostatic testing has been started at unit 3 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province, China Nuclear Industry 23 Construction Company Limited has announced. The Russian-supplied VVER-1000 is scheduled to start up in 2018.

http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/NN-Cold-testing-under-way-at-Tianwan-3-2811164.html
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Cold hydrostatic testing has been completed at unit 1 of the Shin Hanul nuclear power plant in South Korea's North Gyeongsang province, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power announced today. The APR-1400 reactor is scheduled to start up in early 2018.

http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/NN-Key-commissioning-test-completed-at-Korean-unit-1711165.html
Photo
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Nuclear Development LLC yesterday bought at auction the partially-completed Bellefonte nuclear power plant from the Tennessee Valley Authority for $111 million. The private company intends to invest up to $13 billion to complete construction of the nuclear plant.

http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/C-Bellefonte-buyer-to-complete-plant-1511167.html
Photo
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
The process of sliding the arched structure into place to shield the damaged unit 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant started today, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development said. London-based EBRD described the milestone at the plant in Ukraine as "one of the most ambitious projects in the history of engineering".

http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/WR-Chernobyl-arch-moved-into-place-in-historic-engineering-feat-14111602.html
Photo
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
The prime ministers of India and Japan have welcomed the signature today of a nuclear cooperation agreement between the two countries. Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe said the agreement reflects a new level of mutual confidence and strategic partnership for clean energy, economic development and a peaceful and secure world.

http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/NP-Japan-India-nuclear-cooperation-agreement-signed-1111168.html
Photo
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded